AT&T customer win

AT&T Corp. this week announced that it won a contract valued at US$1.7 million to build-out a 20-site IP VPN for Nexfor Inc., a Canadian forest products company.

AT&T Global Services Canada is migrating Nexfor's three frame relay networks onto a single, fully-managed Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) IP VPN service.

Nexfor, which produces wood-based panels and specialty papers, has offices in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. The network will primarily be used to support the company's financial, sales, mill management, health and safety, intranet and bar coding applications.

AT&T is also providing dedicated Internet access and remote access support for Nexfor's 6,500 employees.

AT&T has a 10-node MPLS network across Canada. This network is part of the carrier's Global Network, which reaches 47 countries in 130 cities outside the U.S.